ECHO keeps unbeaten run alive with reverse sweep of Minana EVOS

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MAKATI - Defending MPL Philippines champions ECHO hold on to grab their sixth win of the season as they defeated Minana EVOS in a 2-1 reverse sweep to kickstart Week 3 of the regular season Friday.

Minana keeps their mixed lineup with Lance "LanceCy" Cunanan in the mid to go with the Minana main lineup while ECHO keeps their main five from the start with skipper Jaypee "Jaypee" dela Cruz in the roam.

It was not an easy route for the defending champs as Minana EVOS dominated them in Game 1 thanks to Bien "Boyet" Chumacera's Fredrinn getting all the major objectives..

Minana gold laner Jan Dominic "Domeng" Delmundo benefitted from Boyet's jungling and has an easy game with the Brody, getting four kills and four assists to grab the MVP nod.

ECHO adjusted in the second game and went on to take a 13-3 beatdown of Minana EVOS as they returned the favor in the first game with not letting Minana EVOS take a single major objective.

The double support combo of LanceCy's Rafaela and Borris "Brusko" Parro's Mathilda did not work to a crowd-control heavy ECHO five, with midlaner Alston "Sanji" Pabico'sa Valentina grabbing four kills and seven assists to take the MVP honors.

The Orcas continued their momentum in the third game and dealt Minana a 15-2 beating in the rubber match, with Boyet's jungle Grock Jhon Marl "Lord JM" Sebastian's Edith taking most of the damage, combining for 10 deaths.

Karl Gabriel "KarlTzy" Nepomuceno's jungle Akai made wonders with nine assists and not a single death to take the MVP honors, while Benedict "Bennyqt" Gonzales and Sanford "Sanford" Vinuya's Yu Zhong getting a combined 10 kills and 11 assists.

ECHO will next take AP.Bren for a Saturday marquee matchup, while Minana EVOS will take ONIC Philippines on the same day.

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